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IBM Connections 5.5 CR requirements for IBM FileNet for use with Connections Content Manager (CCM)

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Abstract

This document contains information on the requirements for IBM FileNet for use with IBM Connections 5.5 CR Connections Content Manager (CCM)

Content

IBM Connections 5.5 environments using Connections Content Management (CCM) are required to upgrade the FileNet installation as part of the upgrade to a 5.5 Cumulative Refresh (CR). After applying IBM Connections 5.5 CR2, upgrades are required for FileNet Content Engine Server & Client and FileNet Collaboration Services. There are no required FileNet updates when upgrading from IC 5.5 CR2 to IC 5.5 CR3.
Table of Contents:


Section 1 - Important notes


  • These procedures are required only if you have installed Connections Content Manager (CCM) in IBM Connections 5.5.
  • Make sure the latest Connections 5.5 CR update is installed before attempting to upgrade the Content Engine (CE) server, CE client, and FileNet Collaboration Services (FNCS).

Section 2 - Compatibility table


Review this table to find the FileNet version compatible with the Connections 5.5 CR version:
Required version for IBM Connections 5.5
CR2
FileNet Content Engine Server 5.2.1.4
FileNet Content Engine Client 5.2.1.4
FileNet Collaboration Services (FNCS )
(as part of IBM Content Navigator)
2.0.3.7

Section 3 - Download table


Here are the direct download links for the FileNet fixpacks and interim fixes compatible with Connections:

Note: If a problem occurs selecting a download link, close your browser and clear the browser cache

Download table for IC 5.5 CR2 & CR3:

FileNet Component AIX Linux Windows
CR2 FileNet Content Engine Server 5.2.1.4-P8CE-AIX-FP004 5.2.1.4-P8CPE-LINUX-FP004 5.2.1.4-P8CPE-WIN-FP004
FileNet Content Engine Client 5.2.1.4-P8CPE-Client-AIX-FP004 5.2.1.4-P8CPE-Client-Linux-FP004 5.2.1.4-P8CPE-Client-WIN-FP004
IBM Content Navigator

(FileNet Collaboration Services (FNCS))

2.0.3-ICN-FP007-AIX 2.0.3-ICN-FP007-LINUX 2.0.3-ICN-FP007-WIN


Section 4 - Installation instructions


It is important that you understand requirements and dependencies before updating FileNet. The topic Updating IBM Connections 5.5 with the latest Cumulative Refresh (CR) has important information that must be followed when applying IBM Connections 5.5 CRs and the subtopic Post-update tasks has information on deploying the latest FileNet FixPacks and Interim Fixes.

Installation instructions for the FileNet fixpacks with IBM Connections are detailed in "Section 5 - Instructions on applying Cumulative Refresh (CR) updates" in the Upgrade Strategy for IBM Connections 5.5 document.

Document information

More support for: IBM Connections
Content Manager

Software version: 5.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1991528

Modified date: 24 August 2017


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